|The Pearl Company, Art Waves 15|
A few years ago Barbara Milne and Gary Santucci pooled their resources, bought a little factory building in downtown Hamilton and started The Pearl Company--an art centre that is revitalizing its corner of The Hammer. Find out why and how they've taken on this incredible task and are making it work.
Keywords: cultural centre; arts; resources; collaboration
|Poet Collaborators: Stan White, Katherine Gordon and Becky Alexander, Art Waves #90|
Stan White returns for a fourth visit to Art Waves, this time with Katherine Gordon and Becky Alexander. The three have collaborated on several poetry collections and they discuss their unusual approach to awakening the muse.
Keywords: collaboration; poetry; inspiration; working to themes; publishing
|The Kosydars, Art Waves #88|
Together Eleanore and Richard Kosydar have published two beautiful photography books on the Dundas Valley. By the time they produced the second, Eleanore had begun to write poetry as well. In this interview they explain how their collaboration enhances their marriage, and vice versa.
Keywords: photography; collaboration and marriage; the Dundas Valley; self-publishing; Tierceron Press
|Gallery on the Bay, Art Waves #71|
Hamilton has several couples who have opened their homes to the arts, creating spaces where the community comes to celebrate and grow. Marlaise and David Laing Dawson opened the Gallery on the Bay a few years ago and they continue to host art openings, readings and concerts in an atmosphere of sophisticated beauty. But did you know they also make movies?
Keywords: art gallery; curating; film-making; writing; painting; hosting cultural events; collaboration
|Jane Adeney, Art Waves #86|
Installation artist Jane Adeney visited Art Waves to talk about her art and her creative process. She says she is inspired by the way people explore the spiritual through art. As an identical twin she is also deeply interested in the question of how we create a sense of identity. Be prepared to delve--into questions, more than into answers--in this inspiring episode of Art Waves.
Keywords: installation art; visual art; inspiration; identity; art as a spiritual quest; Wax Mannequin; mother and son collaboration